Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chocolate Oreo Cupcake Recipe

Amongst the many things that I do – I like to bake! I don’t really cook, I’m terrible at a roast and wouldn’t know where to start with anything resembling posh nosh, but I do like to bake….mostly cupcakes.  So I thought I would share my Oreo cupcake recipe that I tried for the first time this week.   Read the rest of this entry


Testing the galaxy s3 wordpress app

This is a test post from my android app on my new phone
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The Death of a Pet

On my way back home in the car today I was listening to the Jeremy Vine show on Radio 2 – yes I am in the Radio 2 stage of my life – and not for the first time whilst listening to Jeremy Vine, I got all riled up. For those of you that may not know, in the UK Jeremy Vine hosts a radio show where he and various guests discuss the hot topics of the day, callers are welcome to contribute to the show too. Amongst the other topics of conversations on the show, Jeremy had invited listeners to call in if they had an opinion on whether employees should be allowed paid leave if grieving over the death of a pet, a compassionate leave similar to that which you would get if a loved one died. Read the rest of this entry

My Thoughts on 50 Shades of Grey

I am completely fascinated by the frenzy surrounding 50 Shades of Grey, and you can rest assured that this isn’t another blog post reviewing the book as I haven’t read it, but it seems I can’t avoid hearing about it, and ultimately that is what I find so fascinating. Why has this book got everyone hot under the collar? Read the rest of this entry

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